Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Royal Visit to Oamaru?

In 1964, HRH Queen Elizabeth II made a Royal Visit to New Zealand, and included in her itinerary the charming town of Oamaru. As one of the most beautiful towns in New Zealand, as well as one of the best-preserved, … Continue reading

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过春节在奥马鲁

奥马鲁无论是新西兰最美丽地方之一,来自中国、台湾、香港等亚洲国家和地区特别多,尤其在华人节日时间。因为奥马鲁(以及全新西兰)位于在南地球,春节就发生在我们的夏天。因此,来自中国和其他国家、地区访问奥马鲁为了过春节的旅客特别多,住宿能不会满足需求。如果你想来奥马鲁过春节,我们提醒你提前预定住宿以免向隅。

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Keeping the Gigadream Alive with Twitter

Oamaru has slipped to second place in recent days in the year-long Gigatown competition, but fear not! We are planning a number of competitions and activities to get more and more people involved in the #gigatownoamaru campaign, and to show … Continue reading

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Twitter Rules for #gigatownoamaru Fans

There has lately been an explosion in Twitter activity from Oamaruvians and supporters of Oamaru’s bid to win the Chorus Gigatown competition. Unfortunately, not all of the tweets are going to count toward our score, since Chorus have some pretty … Continue reading

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Pen-y-bryn Gingerbread House Revealed

#gigatownoamaru All of Oamaru–and several places beyond–wait with bated breath each year to learn what architectural landmark will be rendered in gingerbread by the owners of Pen-y-bryn, Oamaru’s luxury lodge. Their tradition of making a gingerbread likeness of some great … Continue reading

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